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Husek picks Holy Cross

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

Matt Husek didn't have a timetable to pick his future college destination, but he's glad it's over with now.

The upcoming Bethlehem Catholic senior decided to continue his basketball exploits at Holy Cross when he verbally committed last week.

The 6-foot-11 center has grown three inches from last season, when he averaged 11 points, 8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks.

Husek figures to be a major factor this season for the Hawks, who are coming off a 5-17 season under head coach...

Giangiobbe proved there's never a doubt

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

Brianne Giangiobbe doesn't like it when people doubt her.

They've been doing it for years in regards to her volleyball acumen.

Despite being an all-state volleyball member for two straight years, as well as claiming first-team LVC honors and District 11 all-star status her senior year at Freedom, Giangiobbe may have still had her doubters.

But if there's one thing that Giangiobbe thrives on, it's doubt.

But if there was one thing that we couldn't doubt this year,...

Liberty advances to summer semis

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

Summer league basketball can be defined in various ways in terms of importance for the upcoming season, but you'll never hear a coach be dissapointed in his team having more opportunities to play.

Liberty has that chance this week as they rolled into the semifinals of the Stellar Summer League at Cedar Beach.

The Hurricanes took on Dieruff in one of the semifinals, while Central Catholic and Emmaus battled in the other semifinal.

Liberty head coach Chad Landis didn't...

Watlington brought home gold in swimming

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

He who goes into the last wall the hardest comes out the fastest.

Whether Freedom's Seth Watlington remembers these as famous last words, or words he will never forget, one thing is for certain: a PIAA State Class AAA Swimming and Diving Championship gold medal in the breaststroke won by the Patriot swimmer this March at Bucknell University.

At the time, Watlington said, "I kind of just came up from when I touched, and I saw the scoreboard because it was right there. It was an...